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What do U.S. vice presidents do?

Vice presidents play a big role in the U.S. government. They are first in line to succeed the president and serve as emissaries, counselors and advisers.
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2017’s memorable moments

Americans witnessed the spectacles of a presidential inauguration and a solar eclipse. See photos from some of the memorable events of the last year.
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Austrian auto parts firm finds home in Georgia

Austrian auto parts firm Voestalpine followed customers in building a plant in Cartersville, Georgia, a small city helped by foreign direct investment.
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Tillerson says Europe, U.S. united on threats to freedom

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in Brussels, says the U.S. and its NATO allies stand united on stopping terrorism and confronting other global problems.
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Across Europe, spending on defense grows

Defense spending by NATO members to protect freedom is growing in response to Russian aggression, cyber attacks and terrorism.
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Computer career classes bear Apple co-founder’s imprint

Apple co-founder and computer designer Steve Wozniak has lent his name to Woz U, an online class provider aimed at saving money for future tech workers.
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Tillerson says U.S.-European ties vital to countering threats

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson highlights the importance of a strong trans-Atlantic partnership in the face of new and renewed threats.
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The United States and India: A vital partnership

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the strong, growing U.S.-India strategic and economic partnership holds the key to peace, security and stability.
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Check out these 3 inspiring startups

Entrepreneurs dream of their idea making the world better. Three Americans are headed to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit with inspiring startups.